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Last updated: 22 January 2022
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Datum:Samstag 13 November 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Short Sunderland III
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: DD863
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:26 km (16.3 Meilen) N vom Land entfernt von Mayo (   Irland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Unfallbericht:
The Sunderland flying boat was flying a convoy escort mission when it was lost with out trace. The crew had reported engine trouble and stated that they were returning to base. Strong sea conditions were reported at the time.

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